Following a linkurl:lengthy dispute; with community residents, Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia got approval from the city council last night (December 13) on its master plan for an $800 million expansion. According to linkurl:Fox Chase's website,; this is the first of two ordnances to get approval. The next step - and the point of contention with opponents - will be to get the council's approval to transfer 19 acres of a city park over to Fox Chase. Fox Chase expects that vote in January.

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